Familial Periodic Paralysis

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Familial Periodic Paralysis

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Expression patterns of two potassium channel genes in skeletal muscle cells of patients with familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
 

Author(s): June-Bum Kim, Gyung-Min Lee, Sung-Jo Kim, Dong-Ho Yoon, Young-Hyuk Lee

Journal: Neurol India. ;59(4):527-31.

 

Familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis is an autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by episodic attacks of muscle weakness with hypokalemia. The combination of sarcolemmal depolarization and hypokalemia has been attributed to abnormalities of the potassium conductance governing ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2011

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Identification and functional characterization of Kir2.6 mutations associated with non-familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
 

Author(s): Chih-Jen Cheng, Shih-Hua Lin, Yi-Fen Lo, Sung-Sen Yang, Yu-Juei Hsu, Stephen C Cannon, Chou-Long Huang

Journal: J. Biol. Chem.. 2011 Aug;286(31):27425-35.

 

Hypokalemic periodic paralysis (hypoKPP) is characterized by episodic flaccid paralysis of muscle and acute hypokalemia during attacks. Familial forms of hypoKPP are predominantly caused by mutations of either voltage-gated Ca(2+) or Na(+) channels. The pathogenic gene mutation in ...

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2011

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The genotype and clinical phenotype of Korean patients with familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
 

Author(s): June Bum Kim, Man Ho Kim, Soon Ju Lee, Dae Joong Kim, Byung Churl Lee

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2007 Dec;22(6):946-51.

 

Familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis (HOPP) is a rare autosomal-dominant disease characterized by reversible attacks of muscle weakness occurring with episodic hypokalemia. Mutations in the skeletal muscle calcium (CACNA1S) and sodium channel (SCN4A) genes have been reported to ...

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2007

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Lamotrigine as Treatment of Myotonia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dystrophia Myotonica Type 1; Myotonia Congenita; Paramyotonia Congenita; Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis; Potassium-Aggravated Myotonia

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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